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The Science Of Gender: No, Men Aren't From Mars And Women From Venus

Testosterone Rex is extinct.<p>That's the central conclusion of a fascinating new book by University of Melbourne psychologist Cordelia Fine. Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society hit the bookstores Tuesday.<p>"Testosterone Rex" is a nickname for the view that women and men are essentially …

Woman in Viral Photo From Women’s March to White Female Allies: ‘Listen to a Black Woman’

Angela Peoples did not come to the Women’s March on Washington to play. The 30-year-old co-director of the LGBTQ equality organization GetEqual came …

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89 Badass Feminist Signs From The Women's March On Washington

"Glass ceilings are meant to be broken."<p>WASHINGTON, D.C. ― People from all over the country traveled to D.C. to march alongside each other at the Women’s March on Washington. The streets were packed with singing, cheering and peaceful marchers. It was a powerful show of resilience and …

Here's the Full Transcript Of Angela Davis's Women's March Speech

"History cannot be deleted like web pages."<p>Civil rights activist Angela Davis spoke at the Women's March on Washington on Saturday in front of a crowd of hundreds of thousands who gathered in the nation's capital to protest the Trump administration. Davis, who is known for writing such books as</i> …

Trump praises the CIA, bristles over inaugural crowd counts

President Donald Trump berates the media as usual; jokes with CIA about popularity, complains about attendance<p>LANGLEY, Va. — On his first full day in office, President Donald Trump on Saturday berated the media over its coverage of his inauguration, and turned a bridge-building first visit to CIA …

Donald Trump admitted he met Vladimir Putin in 2015 interview, despite recently saying he hadn’t

President-elect Trump may say now that he never met Putin, but that wasn’t what he said in 2015<p>President-elect Donald Trump may be trying to downplay his relationship with Russian dictator Vladimir Putin, but in an October 2015 interview, he openly admitted to having met the despot.<p>During the radio …

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Why Trump’s trade plan could be a tax on the poor

President-elect Donald Trump often argues that competition from China has hurt America’s working class. Economists broadly agree — a widely cited paper published last year found that growing imports from China between 1999 and 2011 cost 2.4 million American jobs, with roughly 1 million in …

Nearly a quarter of Americans are not religious: Why doesn’t that diversity show up in politics?

<b>(shutterstock/Salon/Mireia Triguero Roura)</b><p>About 1 in 4 Americans has no religious affiliation — but only 1of 538 members of Congress admits to that<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>January 6, 2017 9:59am (UTC)<p>Most people know that that Congress unfortunately doesn't look like the rest of the country. It's more male, …

New Anti-Trans ‘Bathroom Bills’ Could Require Original Birth Certificates to Pee

If you thought North Carolina’s law was bad, take a look at legislation in Virginia and Texas that would let citizens sue the government if the …

Mapping How Inequality And Poverty Increasingly Go Hand In Hand

Though they are both problematic for local economies, the two factors didn’t used to be correlated. Now, they are–and that’s a real problem for working people.<p>Traditionally, income inequality and poverty have been treated as separate and unrelated phenomena. That an area is unequal, economically …

Study: racism and sexism predict support for Trump much more than economic dissatisfaction

The study comes with a chart to prove it.<p>Following Donald Trump’s election, the media tried to identify several indicators for why he won. Was it the opioid painkiller and heroin epidemic? Poor health outcomes? The economy?<p>A new paper by political scientists Brian Schaffner, Matthew MacWilliams, …

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It was the racism, stupid: White working-class “economic anxiety” is a zombie idea that needs to die

<b>(Getty/Chip Somodevilla)</b><p>Donald Trump was supported by white voters across demographic groups. Can we stop coddling them?<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>January 5, 2017 1:10pm (UTC)<p>On Jan. 20, Donald Trump will become president of the United States of America. Donald Trump is an authoritarian and demagogue who meets …

Donald Trump’s perverted populism: His cabinet is based on the myth that the wealthy are more virtuous

Would-be Trump official Larry Kudlow says Trump’s cabinet picks can’t be corrupt — because they’re already rich<p>If forced to use just one word to describe President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees, it would have to be “rich.” The incoming administration will feature several billionaires in …

15 Carrie Fisher quotes to remind you why she was a feminist icon

On December 27, 2016, a few days after suffering a heart attack, iconic actress Carrie Fisher died. The actress, best known for her role as Princess …

Now all news is “fake news”: The right’s war against truth goes back long before 9/11

<b>Rush Limbaugh; Donald Trump; Sean Hannity (AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Getty/Mandel Ngan/Saul Loeb)</b><p>Donald Trump and his media allies have convinced millions of Americans that there’s no such thing as the truth<p>Heather Digby Parton<p>December 27, 2016 1:00pm (UTC)<p>Conservatives are trying to give us all a …

Is Universal Basic Income the Answer to an Automated Future?

As we innovate ourselves away from conventional work and labor, an unlikely question begins to form: How do we feel about free money?<p>First floated by 16th-century philosopher Thomas More as a “cure for theft,” basic income is finding new life 500 years later amid concerns over technology edging …

Hey, Donald Trump: Trickle-down economics dressed in populist garb is still trickle-down economics

<b>(Getty/Tasos Katopodis)</b><p>Robert Reich explains why the president-elect’s real art of the deal is to increase corporate profits<p>Robert Reich<p>December 5, 2016 9:00am (UTC)<p><i>This originally appeared on Robert Reich's blog.</i><p>President-elect Donald Trump recently celebrated Carrier’s decision to reverse its …

The rich have gotten so rich that they are ‘destabilizing societies’

Despite the best efforts of those raging against income inequality, the chasm between the world’s haves and have-nots doesn’t appear to be getting …

Psychology journal article says sexist men have psychological problems

Psychologists looking at 10 years of data from nearly 20,000 men found that those who value having power over women and endorse playboy behavior and other traditional notions of masculinity are more likely to suffer from psychological problems - and less likely to seek out help.<p>Turns out that …

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The Standing Rock Resistance Is Unprecedented (It's Also Centuries Old)

As resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline in Standing Rock, N.D., concludes its seventh month, two narratives have emerged:<p>We have never seen anything like this before.<br>• This has been happening for hundreds of years.<p>Both are true. The scope of the resistance at Standing Rock exceeds just about …

What It’s Like to Be Black and Atheist

African-Americans are statistically the most religious group in the U.S. Leaving that community can be extremely hard, and carry a heavy price.<p>On …

Trump’s choice for attorney general has done some really awful things to try to set back women’s rights

Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, US president-elect Donald Trump’s choice for attorney general, is widely considered one of the most conservative Republicans in the senate and has a controversial history as a federal prosecutor in his home state.<p>In particular, Sessions—who endorsed Trump early in the …

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Making America white again: The ‘white lash’ that carries Trump

Kevin Cokley <i>is Professor of Educational Psychology and African and African Diaspora Studies, director of the Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis at the University of Texas at Austin and author of The Myth of Black Anti-Intellectualism.</i><p>American citizens in the United States have spoken. …

Slavery, Democracy, and the Racialized Roots of the Electoral College

At 11:45 p.m. on November 6, 2012, Donald Trump tweeted that “the electoral college is a disaster for a democracy.” Four years later, at 2:31 a.m. on …

Many women thought Clinton would shatter the glass ceiling, not run into a concrete wall

It turned out that the ceiling was made not of glass, but reinforced concrete.<p>At least that is what it felt like to many women who had been getting ready Tuesday to pour champagne in celebration of the first female president of the United States.<p>It soon became clear that the nation's 45th U.S. …

Russia says was in touch with Trump campaign during election

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian government was in touch with members of President-elect Donald Trump’s political team during the U.S. election campaign and knows most of his entourage, one of Russia’s most senior diplomats told the Interfax news agency on Thursday.<p>Republican presidential nominee …

How the media made this monster, normalizing Donald Trump and demonizing Hillary Clinton, and it’s not over

Obsessive coverage of the BS “email scandal” may have tipped a tight race. Now Trump “pivots” to the White House<p>Last spring when Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton were sewing up their parties' respective nominations, I wrote about a phenomenon that I could see was going to be a …

The misogyny apocalypse: Turns out being white and male counts for more than intelligence, grace or decency

It was unimaginable that America would self-destruct rather than elect a female president. But that’s what happened<p>I just keep thinking about that CNN screenshot: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, standing next to his wife Melania while they voted on Tuesday morning, looking over at her …

Born Before Women Could Vote, Now They're Proud To Vote For Clinton

When Estelle Schultz, 98, sealed her ballot for the 2016 election, she wanted to snap a photo to commemorate.<p>She sent it to her granddaughter Sarah Benor, who says she was moved to post the picture on Facebook. Like many posts during this election, it went viral.<p>"It received over 1,600 likes and …